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Victor Wallace SHARRAD

Regimental number288
Place of birthHappy Valley, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 Eton Street, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wm Fred Sharrad, Yorketown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date23 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 398 Pte Joseph Wilie SHARRAD, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 September 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne. 24 December 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 23 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1929
Age at death34
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHARRAD Victor Wallace

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